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Saybrook Township Park Board worried as erosion eats away shoreline

OH, United States

SAYBROOK TOWNSHIP — Lake Erie’s high water levels and lack of ice coverage continue to cause significant erosion along the shoreline and has prompted Saybrook Township Park officials to hire...

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Public hearing planned on bill to improve port authority

CT, United States

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The public will have an opportunity to weigh in on Gov. Ned Lamont's proposal to make the Connecticut Port Authority more transparent and accountable.The General...

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Port of Seattle Pushes for Statewide Renewable Fuel Standard

WA, United States

The Port of Seattle, Washington is calling for the enactment of a statewide clean fuels standard mandating the use of renewable diesel, arguing that it would reduce carbon emissions and lower the...

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Port of Coos Bay holds meeting about new ice plant in Charleston

OR, United States

CHARLESTON — The International Port of Coos Bay held a meeting at the Charleston Marina on Thursday morning to discuss construction plans for a new ice plant.The discussion comes in response...

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Trafigura, Phillips 66 Create JV to Develop Deepwater Port in Texas

TX, United States

Phillips 66 and Trafigura Group have formed a 50/50 joint venture, Bluewater Texas Terminal, to develop an offshore deepwater port project located approximately 21 nautical miles east of the...

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$29 million grant awarded to Port of Marinette

WI, United States

MARINETTE, Wis. (WBAY) -- A harbor Assistance Program grant worth $29 million has been awarded to the Port of Marinette. Gov. Evers' office announced the grant on Tuesday, saying it will be used for...

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Maritime Association turns 100, eyes expansion

VA, United States

In the Virginia Maritime Association’s 100th year, Ashley McLeod has a wish for inland businesses to recognize the impact of the Port of Virginia on the entire state.“One in 10 jobs in Virginia is...

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Phillips 66 and Trafigura Form Joint Venture to Develop Deepwater Port

TX, United States

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Phillips 66 (NYSE: PSX) and Trafigura Group Pte. Ltd announce they have formed a 50/50 joint venture, Bluewater Texas Terminal LLC (“Bluewater Texas”), to develop an...

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Illinois governor seeks to spend $40M for river port project

IL, United States

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker wants the state to spend $40 million to develop a river port in Cairo, where the Mississippi and Ohio rivers meet.Senate President Don...

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Phase 2 of $238.7M JAXPORT Terminal Expansion Under Way

FL, United States

Leadership from the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) and private partner SSA Marine were joined by U.S. Department of Transportation Maritime Administrator Rear Adm. Mark Buzby this past...

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Perspective: Port bill among those progressing in Legislature

United States

There is a lot of activity going on in session this year. It seems more issues are being moved forward earlier in this year's session than last year.My land conveyance bill from the state to the...

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WaterLog Update (2/25): US Coastal Policy is (Literally) a Disaster

United States

WaterLog February 25 Source: waterlog.net

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Permanent International Association of Navigational Congresses cites climate change risk to ports

United States

The Permanent International Association of Navigational Congresses (Pianc) said climate change poses a serious threat that could affect waterborne transport infrastructure.Pianc said climate...

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Port of Baltimore awarded $1.5M for project to help it handle more big container ships

MD, United States

The Maryland Port Administration has been awarded $1.5 million from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to help move forward with a project that will enable the Port of Baltimore to handle multiple...

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S.C. export sales reach $41.5B in 2019

SC, United States

South Carolina set a record for total export sales for the 10th year in a row last year, with the state’s exporters selling $41.5 billion in products to 198 countries over the course of 2019.The sales...